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Ladies of High Bickington in charge of...

Ladies of High Bickington in charge of... Village Hall, High..., 6 June 1977 More like this

Mr and Mrs Bright

Mr and Mrs Bright Ebberley, October 1975 More like this

Cyril Bennett

Cyril Bennett Cupper's Piece, Beaford, February 1974 More like this

Iddesleigh in the drought

Iddesleigh in the drought from Parsonage Farm, Iddesleigh, September 1976 More like this

Wilfred Pengelly milking a Jersey cow

Wilfred Pengelly milking a Jersey cow Woolleigh Barton, Beaford, August 1975 More like this

Gordon Sanders milking

Gordon Sanders milking Reynards Park, Ashreigney, April 1978 More like this

Owen Holwill with his Marshall tractor

Owen Holwill with his Marshall tractor Down Farm, Dolton, September 1975 More like this

Gordon Sanders carrying muck to his...

Gordon Sanders carrying muck to his... Reynards Park,..., November 1978 More like this

Baptist Chapel with life size portrait...

Baptist Chapel with life size portrait... Baptist Chapel,..., 6 June 1977 More like this

Archie Parkhouse and Frank Pickard

Archie Parkhouse and Frank Pickard Millhams, Dolton, June 1975 More like this

James Ravilious, photographer of rural life © Beaford Archive

Image of James Ravilious
by Alan Winn.

The Beaford Archive

Photographs by James Ravilious from 1972 - 1989

WELCOME. Towards the end of the last century, James Ravilious created an "endless tapestry" of life in rural north Devon. This site holds digital scans of the 1,700 negatives which he regarded as his finest work.

High quality prints of the images on this website can be purchased online, please see individual images for details.

The photographs on this site are protected by copyright law

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